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Last night, during the New African Woman magazine's Woman of the Year Award ceremony in Dakar, Fatma Samoura of Senegal received the 2017 New African Woman in Sport Award.
The event was being held at Terrou-Bi hotel in the Senegalese capital of Dakar to honor African women who excelled in their chosen fields.
This is the second year that this award ceremony is being held to celebrate African women who have made exceptional impact and change in their countries or communities in a particular year.
The winners were selected by a special panel of judges from 68 shortlisted candidates across 12 categories.
The Philippines have in the last few years begun to offer and operate several gaming licenses and it is no surprise that some of these new companies have begun to shine in the gambling world.
The Philippines-based gaming company K8 Gaming just bolstered its UK-facing brands with EveryMatrix sports and casino content. With this agreement, EveryMatrix will provide its sports betting and casino solutions into all U.K.-facing K8 brands.
In addition, will also provide the required gaming infrastructure and meeting all technical requirements, this contract will also see EveryMatrix deliver the payments platform and affiliate solutions.
As NFL betting fans and NFL fans alike are eagerly awaiting Super Bowl LI which will take place this year at the NGR Stadium in Houston, TX; we thought now was a good time to go over some of the essential facts about this year’s Super Bowl.
This year, the Super Bowl falls on February 5, 2017 and will air at 6:30PM ET on FOX where the Atlanta Falcons will battle the New England Patriot for the chance to be crown king of the NFL. This NFL Season, both teams won their respective conference championship where the Patriots defeated the Steelers 36-17 while the Falcons destroyed the Packers 44-21.
If you happened to have placed an early future bets at the beginning of the 2016-2017 NFL season at BetOnline.ag or at a similar popular sportsbook, then you know that the Patriots were a 6/1 favorite to win the Super Bowl while the Falcons where a huge underdog at 80/1.
Now that Donald Trump is the President-elect and will be taking over the White House on January 20, 2017, many experts in the sports betting industry believe that there is a good chance Trump will be a big proponent of legalized sports betting.
According to R Street Institute which is a public policy think tank in D.C., Trump has a large history of gambling which could translate into his backing of legalized sports betting on a federal level.
As a supporter of gambling as seen by his many casino ventures, Trump is definitively not opposed to gambling as a business and this will be a way for him to improve the Trump economy era.
Two of Australia’s biggest gambling companies, Tabcorp and Tatts have just agreed to merge to create an $11.3 billion mega-merger.
The merger of these two companies will create a near monopoly that will control 90 percent of Australia’s gambling revenue which is in excess of $5 billion. The combined market value of both companies is worth around $8.6 billion.
The decision was made with a unanimous consent by the board of director of both companies where they agreed to a script and cash deal giving Tabcorp control of the merged companies.
Shareholders of Tatts will receive 0.8 shares plus 42.5 cents for each of their share which will be at a 20 percent premium along with a $500 million share buyback once the merger is complete in 2017.
So the first week of the NFL is over with some surprising losers and winners like the Atlanta Falcons losing 31-24 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or the Eagles crushing the Browns 29-10 while testing out their new Rookie QB, Carson Wentz.
Now that the numbers are out, it’s time to take a look at the NFL injured list and see how each new player on the injured list will affect your NFL Week 2 betting!
Yes, Week 1 was exciting and we got to see a lot of hard tackles and some big injuries in the making. Let’s take a look at some of the bigger and most influential injuries based on how the sports handicapping experts are calling the games.
Today is the Day! That’s right NFL betting fans and just you regular football fans out there, the NFL seasons start tonight at 8:30M ET when the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos to kick off the new season.
No matter which team you support its time to dust off that old NFL jersey, make a beer and snack run an get ready for some action.
The online sportsbooks have been taking bets all week long and expect a flood of bets coming in all day long. To keep bettors interested, most of the online bookies are still giving out some early bird specials to try and reel you into placing their bets with them.
Before we get into our NFL Week 1 Predictions, let’s take a look at the line up.
In the world of online gambling, they are two sides to every issue whenever they come up. Since the advent of online sports betting and casino gambling, they have been numerous gambling companies that have stolen players’ money and numerous players that have found ways to steal from gambling companies.
In the early 1990’s the majority of online sportsbooks were located offshore which made it difficult for a player to have any kind of arbitration in case of a dispute. In most cases, of a legitimate complaint from the player who encountered a bad sportsbook, he would lose his money and there was nothing he could do about it.
Thus rose the creation of online sportsbooks and casinos watch dogs. As time went by, the sportsbook watchdog industry took a dive as the advertising money started to flow and they became biased in settling disputes.